Category Archives: Arizona Cardinals

Bears Will Face Stiff Competition for a Guard in Free Agency

Dave Birkett at the Detroit Free Press thinks the Lions could be big spenders in free agency: “With a projected cap north of $150 million, and the likelihood they free up more room with cuts or retirements, the Lions have … Continue reading

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Vic Fangio and The “Head Coach Type”

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions. this one was about why Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio didn’t get an interview for a head coaching position: “Fangio is 57 but we have seen older coaches get their first … Continue reading

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It’s Viking Week and You Know What That Means…

It was in 2001 after a particularly tough loss to the Bears when I found this cry from a Viking fan on the Internet.  Long time readers of my blog posts at various sites over the years know that it … Continue reading

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For Heaven’s Sake, Jalen Saunders

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune relays that Bears practice squad wide receiver Jalen Saunders has been suspended for 10 games violating the league’s substance abuse policy: “Ten-game suspensions come when a player has violated the policy for a fourth … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Cardinals at Bears 9/20/15

Defense The Bears once again, had trouble getting pressure on the quarterback. Palmer took a few hits but generally speaking he looked comfortable in the pocket. This has become a major issue. Palmer was very accurate and looked good. Other … Continue reading

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Sundays Can’t Be Blue Mondays

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times asks 10 questions going into the Bears game against the Cardinals Sunday: “5. Why do the Bears have a more strenuous Saturday practice than most? “‘Really, it’s just science behind it,’ coach John Fox … Continue reading

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Cardinals Darren Fells Will Be Player to Keep and Eye on Sunday

The Cardinals have a great deal of speed at wide receiver with Larry Fitzgerald and John Brown. That’s going to be bad enough against a Bears defensive backfield that lacks overall speed. But Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune emphasizes … Continue reading

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Bears Offense Under Pressure from a Blitzing Cardinals Defense

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune reviews a few keys to Sunday’s game against the Cardinals. One thing that you expect to get from them is a lot of blitzing: “The Cardinals blitz about 40 percent of the time, running … Continue reading

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There Are “Injuries” and Then There Are “Injuries”

Adam Jahns at the Chicago Sun-Times is off base with this comparison between quarterbacks Jay Cutler and Carson Palmer: “But [Arizona head coach Bruce] Arians is the perfect coach for him at the perfect time. The No. 1 pick in … Continue reading

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In a Rush to See the Bears Do It to the Passer

Steve Rosenbloom at the Chicago Tribune is excessively tough on the Bears in his Tuesday column. But one thing that he had spot on was the disturbing lack of pass rush Sunday: “This is, what, Tuesday, and the Bears still … Continue reading

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